Clocks in Color by Andrew Nichols
Clocks in Colour by Andrew Nichols, published by Osprey Publishing in 1975. It is a comprehensive guide to the history, design, and construction of clocks from all over the world, from the earliest timepieces to the late 20th century.
- History of Clockmaking: The book begins with a brief history of clockmaking, covering the development of different types of clocks, such as sundials, water clocks, and mechanical clocks.
- Types of Clocks: The book then goes on to discuss the different types of clocks that have been made over the centuries, including wall clocks, mantel clocks, pocket watches, and wristwatches. It also covers the different materials used to make clocks, such as wood, metal, and glass.
- Care and Repair: The book also includes information on how to care for and repair clocks. This includes advice on how to clean and lubricate clocks, as well as how to troubleshoot common problems.
- Antique Clocks: Finally, the book also includes a section on antique clocks. This section covers how to identify antique clocks, as well as how to value them.